Regional News

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Funeral to be held for hero paramedic

Funeral to be held for hero paramedic

PARAMEDIC Craig McCulloch to be remembered by family and friends

New threat surfaces as waters recede

New threat surfaces as waters recede

As the immediate danger from Townsville’s flood disaster fades, it has been replaced by another more insidious threat.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

ROLLING COVERAGE: Roads across region cut by flooding

ROLLING COVERAGE: Roads across region cut by flooding

Bruce Highway cut as creeks swell

Warning: Contaminated feta demands urgent recall

Warning: Contaminated feta demands urgent recall

Queensland Health have alerted the public of the recall of a popular feta cheese that may contain E.coli contamination.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Bands of heavy rain to develop throughout the night

Bands of heavy rain to develop throughout the night

EASING rainfall rates shouldn’t lull people into a false sense of security. Bands of heavy rain will develop through the night from Ingham to Mackay.

Barba rubbed out of the NRL

Barba rubbed out of the NRL

Ben Barba’s NRL career is over after an investigation into alleged violence towards his partner revealed a “physical altercation”.

Tearful mum shows PM through flooded home

Tearful mum shows PM through flooded home

AUTHORITIES are desperately searching for two men missing in Townsville’s flood as locals pleaded for a reprieve from the torrential rain.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

More than 400 evacuated as Army braces for more rescues

More than 400 evacuated as Army braces for more rescues

MORE than 400 people were rescued from the Townsville suburb of Idalia overnight as Army personnel brace for further evacuations today.

BOM says 'very serious' rain totals will fall across region

BOM says 'very serious' rain totals will fall across region

'It is very serious. Always listen to authorities and listen to the warnings.'

WEATHER WATCH: Monsoon to dump 250-300mm as it heads south

WEATHER WATCH: Monsoon to dump 250-300mm as it heads south

Bureau of Meteorology issue warning as monsoon trough predicted to move south

Crocs washed onto the streets as rivers rise

Crocs washed onto the streets as rivers rise

Townsville residents have reported several crocodile sightings across the city as floodwaters continue to rise.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

LAST CHANCE: Elton John announces final Aussie tour dates

LAST CHANCE: Elton John announces final Aussie tour dates

THE legendary entertainer will perform in Australia for the last time later this year.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Fears Cardwell will be isolated by major flood

Fears Cardwell will be isolated by major flood

A MAJOR flood warning for the Tully and Murray Rivers has been issued due to heavy widespread rainfall.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

WATCH: Major road may close due to weather

WATCH: Major road may close due to weather

Dam overflowing, flood watch issued, roads closed and river rising in the Mackay and Isaac regions. Check out the video showing water rushing through Eungella.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Flash flooding cuts Bruce Highway

Flash flooding cuts Bruce Highway

The Bruce Highway is cut in multiple places this morning after a night of heavy rain caused flash flooding.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Three rushed to hospital after head-on Bruce Highway crash

Three rushed to hospital after head-on Bruce Highway crash

RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter responding to Bloomsbury crash

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Young boy pulled from water in the Whitsundays

Young boy pulled from water in the Whitsundays

Rescue helicopter tasked to attend scene of near drowning in Whitsundays

Car crashes into house, barely missing children

Car crashes into house, barely missing children

A Moranbah family has spoken about the moment a drink-driver crashed into their home.

QUIZ: Can you ace our Australia Day test?

QUIZ: Can you ace our Australia Day test?

TO celebrate all things Australia, The Chronicle has put together 31 questions to test your Aussie knowledge. How well do you rank in all things Australiana?

Rescue team searches river after car found submerged

Rescue team searches river after car found submerged

UPDATE: Chopper over Pioneer River finds missing car owner.

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